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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Jupiter in Ultraviolet from Hubble

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Jupiter in Ultraviolet from Hubble
Jupiter looks a bit different in ultraviolet light. To better interpret Jupiter's cloud motions and to help NASA's robotic Juno spacecraft understand the planetary context of the small fields that it sees, the Hubble Space Telescope is being directed to regularly image the entire Jovian giant. The colors of Jupiter being monitored go beyond the normal human visual range to include both ultraviolet and infrared light. Featured from 2017, Jupiter appears different in near ultraviolet light, partly because the amount of sunlight reflected back is distinct, giving differing cloud heights and latitudes discrepant brightnesses. In the near UV, Jupiter's poles appear relatively dark, as does its Great Red Spot and a smaller (optically) white oval to the right. The String of Pearl storms farther to the right, however, are brightest in near ultraviolet, and so here appear (false-color) pink. Jupiter's largest moon Ganymede appears on the up…

6 Security Trends for 2018/2019

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Speaking at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, analyst Peter Firstbrook's list of trends is likely to inform executive committee conversations for the next 12 months.

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Last week in tech: A gaggle of new Google gadgets, more info on the Facebook hack, and robot parkour

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Technology Check out the latest episode of our podcast! Our latest podcast episode tackles Google, Facebook, and a font that helps you remember what you read. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2Cmtx1w"

Brain-eating amoebas are spreading—and that’s just as bad as it sounds

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Health Here's everything you never wanted to know about the subject. A recent death-by-brain-eating-amoeba makes for a terrifying story, but how scared should you be? Here’s what you need to know. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2CL2bU0"

How to pick the right wireless charger for your smartphone

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Technology It's surprisingly tricky to get the best performance. The what's what about watts. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2QSwCuq"

IBM Builds 'SOC on Wheels' to Drive Cybersecurity Training

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A tractor trailer housing a Cyber Tactical Operation Center will travel throughout the US and Europe for incident response training, security support, and education.

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Millions of Voter Records Found for Sale on the Dark Web

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Voter registration databases from 19 US states are being hawked in an underground hacking forum, researchers say.

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"First Man" is astonishingly accurate--here's how NASA helped

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Space Yes, this article has spoilers Conjuring the dawn of space exploration decades later can be a challenge, but Hollywood had some help in making those films as accurate as possible. NASA is an archival… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2J1caEM"

Climate change brings rising seas—and beer prices

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Nexus Media News Expect to pay more for that pint. Volatile weather brought by climate change is raising the cost of beer. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2J0hJ6z"

The terrifying new climate change report has one silver lining

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Environment There is still time to push for a better future. Before you walk into the rising sea, take a deep breath and look at the surprising bright side. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2RRuc0g"

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3 Out of 4 Employees Pose a Security Risk

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New MediaPRO study also finds that management performed worse than entry- and mid-level employees in how to handle a suspected phishing email.

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DoD Travel System Breach Exposed Data of 30K Civilian, Military Employees

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Defense Dept. says contractor that handles travel management services was hacked.

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The EPA just scrapped two expert panels tasked with evaluating air pollution

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Environment Some argue this is another step to take science out of the agency's decision making. The EPA just replaced two independent panel of scientists that reviews air quality standards for two of the most problematic air pollutants with seven people. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2Ab2hlc"

Facebook downgrades victim count, details data accessed in breach

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While the number of victims is lower than previously thought, the data accessed for millions of them is more sensitive than originally believedThe post Facebook downgrades victim count, details data accessed in breach appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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4 Ways to Fight the Email Security Threat

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It's time to reimagine employee training with fresh, more aggressive approaches that better treat email security as a fundamentally human problem.

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Five science tricks to scare up a better Halloween costume

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DIY Add lights and smoke and just a bit of body horror. Halloween is coming, which means the race for the most awesome costume is on. Fortunately, a little science can add some serious fright to your get-up. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2EnzDSd"

The Occasional Orator Part 3

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Proper preparation can make all the difference when it comes to speaking at conferences The post The Occasional Orator Part 3 appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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